What HP’s Meg Whitman Appears to Have Learned From Steve Jobs

HP has a very large portfolio of products. CEO Meg Whitman is signaling that she’d like to take a page from the Steve Jobs playbook, circa 1998, and simplify it.
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A Quick Spin Around Mini Macworld (Video)

There were few household names on the show floor at the annual San Francisco expo, but AllThingsD‘s Ina Fried found several things of note.
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Pair of iPhone Filmmakers Try Their Hand at Editing on an iPad 2

Filmmakers Michael Koerbel and Anna Elizabeth James have based their whole operation around Apple’s gear. They film their series on an iPhone and distribute it via iTunes. With the release of the iPad 2, the pair decided to see what role Apple’s new tablet might be able to play. Here are their initial thoughts.

Students Tap iPhone to Film, Distribute TV Series

Apple’s phone services are the means for both the cinematography and distribution for Majek Pictures, a venture established by two aspiring filmmakers.

Exploring iStuff at CES With Mobilized (Video)

Apple may not have been in Vegas, but its legions of followers were. The maker of the Mac and iPhone prefers having the stage to itself, but an entire section of CES was devoted to iStuff. Mobilized toured the show floor and has a video report.

Wi-Fi Hotspot Safety and Mac Viruses

Walt answers readers’ questions on just how safe are Wi-Fi hotspots and should Mac owners worry about computer viruses.

Shocking Bieber Upset: Oil Spill Tops Twitter's 2010 Trends

Although World Cup tweeting caused record high volume and infrastructure demands on Twitter, the most-discussed topic on Twitter this year was actually the Gulf oil spill, said the San Francisco-based company tonight.

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Macworld Abuzz With iPad Talk Despite No-Show Apple

Apple may have decided not to show up at this year’s Macworld trade show, but the show was still abuzz with talk about its new iPad tablet computer, as several companies touted iPad accessories that they plan on offering. One example: External battery maker HyperMac’s large banner above its exhibit area mentioned iPad as one of the Apple products it is providing an external battery for–even though it doesn’t have one ready yet.

Eight Percent Decline in Apple Shares Best Ignored

On Nov. 16, Apple shares hit a 52-week high of $208.70. Two weeks later and they’re trading under $190. That’s an unsettling eight percent decline. But according to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, it’s no cause for concern.
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Ganging Up on Google

Slingbox, Sling.com Team Leaving Echostar

Weekend Update 1.11.09

Macworld ’09: Behind the PhilNote

Scenes From an Apple Booth